The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), April 21, 1870 
TextNewspapers    THE CHICORA - The Enterprise pays this steamer a left handed compliment in a local notice. It says, in speaking of the "improvements" going on that a number of painters are actively engaged to amending, or disfiguring her appearance as the case may be. The work has not yet...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), April 28, 1870 
TextNewspapers    THE CHICORA -This fine steamer, which has been recently overhauled and repainted white , with red stripes to water line and on the guards, it is said is busily loading at Collingwood. Amongst her cargo will be thirty of the Government boats, which have been built for the Red River campaign. ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), May 5, 1870 
TextNewspapers    THE ALGOMA - About 12:30 o'clock on Wednesday morning the steamer Algoma arrived from Detroit, Toronto, Collingwood and other ports. She is on her way to Fort William and has nearly 200 men aboard ready for the road. They are a hardy looking lot and will evidently make a good record of ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), May 19, 1870 
TextNewspapers    THE RED RIVER EXPEDITION The Waubuno with Troops and Stores for Sault St. Marie ... the troops arrived at Collingwood where they disembarked, and at once marched down to the wharf whee the Waubuno lay ready to receive them. The roll having been called they were relieved of their knapsacks...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), May 26, 1870 
TextNewspapers    Collingwood Busy Scenes - Movements of Steamers - What is being Done Collingwood May 20 Collingwood is filled with unwonted life and activity. The noise of preparation for the outgoing expedition, resounds through her usually quiet streets... The Chicora is being thoroughly renovated from...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), May 29, 1870 
TextNewspapers    The Champion leaves for Parry Sound in the morning taking the passengers who have been waiting here since Friday for the return of the Waubuno . The Frances Smith did not get away from here till 2 o'clock this morning when the fog had cleared of sufficiently to permit her to leave. Mr. ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), June 9, 1870 
TextNewspapers    Acadia - This steamer arrived on Monday morning about five o'clock Montreal, en route to the Bruce Mines. Has on board a large cargo of general merchandise for that point... ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), June 16, 1870 
TextNewspapers    FOR THE SAULT - The schooner Pandora arrived at this port last week in tow of the gunboat Rescue , and took on a quantity of stores for the use of troops and horses in the Red river Expedition. She was towed out by the Champion and handed over to the propellor Arctic in the Bay. ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), June 23, 1870 
TextNewspapers    Sault St. Marie June 15, 1870 The propellor Arctic sailed from Collingwood on the 10th inst, carrying away with her Colonel Fielding, and officers and men of the 2nd Canadian Rifles to the number of 101; also twenty boatmen (some from Owen Sound) in charge of Captain James Andrews. The ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), July 21, 1870 
TextNewspapers    EXCURSION - On Tuesday there was a grand excursion from Meaford to Colpoy's Bay. The Frances Smith which left here in the morning called at that port and took on about 300 pleasure seekers proceeding thence to the Bay, where the excursionists disembarked and enjoyed themselves... ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), July 28, 1870 
TextNewspapers    MARINE - The Waubuno arrived on Monday evening en route to the Sault rather lightly freighted with passengers and general merchandise. She took on a quantity of produce from this port, and left the same evening. The Algoma has also paid us a visit, the Maple Leaf and several other vessels...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), September 8, 1870 
TextNewspapers    ARRIVALS - The Waubuno and Algoma have each come into port. The latter has been undergoing some repairs by Corbet & Sons, and left this morning. ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), November 17, 1870 
TextNewspapers    The Frances Smith made her last trip to Byng Inlet on Friday last She was laden with freight, and returned to her dock on Saturday evening. ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), May 4, 1871 
TextNewspapers    THE WAUBUNO - The Steamer Waubuno returned to this port from the Bruce Mines on Tuesday night last having been detained by ice for four days. This was the first trip to that port this season and the earliest ever made to the Sault. ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), November 28, 1872 
TextNewspapers    Terrific Storm on the Lake Loss of Propeller Mary Ward EIGHT MEN DROWNED A month has not lapsed since it became our painful duty to record a fearful accident where by three men lost their lives; and not again it falls to our lot to have to record the sad intelligence of still more painful and ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), April 24, 1873 
TextNewspapers    THE CUMBERLAND Intelligence has been received of the safe arrival at the Cumberland , of Captain McGregor, Mr. J. E. Ellis, Mr. Bell and the Assistant Engineer, by whom she will be officered the coming season. The party left Toronto about the 15th of March via Sarnia, thence across Northern ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), May 20, 1873 
TextNewspapers    The Frances Smith returned to Collingwood from Lake Superior on Monday last after a splendid round trip. She called here on Tuesday took on board a considerable quantity of freight, and left again on Wednesday morning for Collingwood. She leaves for Thunder Bay and Duluth on Friday calling here...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), June 3, 1873 
TextNewspapers    The steamer Cumberland called at the Superior wharf on Saturday evening last, on her way to Thunder Bay. She had but few passengers, and very little freight. The Frances Smith left this port on Wednesday evening last week for Duluth and Thunder Bay. She had a full load of freight nd about a...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), June 4, 1873 
TextNewspapers    The Silver Spray carrying her Majesty's Royal Mail will leave Owen Sound for Killarney Manitouwaning, Little Current, Spanish River, Collins Inlet, Algoma Mills, Thessalon River, and Bruce Mines, on Thursday evening at 9 o'clock. For passengers and freight rates apply to parker & Co. ...
Advertiser (Owen Sound, ON), June 19, 1873 
TextNewspapers    Last Saturday the steamer Frances Smith came up the river to her old dock at the foot of Peel Street, where she remained until Monday afternoon. Every person appeared pleased to see the magnificentt vessel by the river once more... She left on Monday for Collingwood, and returned here again on...
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